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Steve Holtje
Culture Catch, January 2016

Best Classical Albums 2015

Harmonically slippery, by turns ironically wry or darkly elusive, they are excellent works, and Franzetti’s bravura performances make an emphatic case for their artistic significance. © 2016 Culture Catch



Grego Applegate Edwards
Gapplegate Classical-Modern Music Review, February 2015

It is an enormous amount of music. And I am happy to say it is all very worthy of our era and our ears. There are seven mostly exceptional piano sonatas and a sonatina, a good deal of other interesting pieces such as the partita, and a volume devoted to music for children/beginners that is redolent with the Weinberg touch. Allison Brewster Franzetti does a marvelous job bringing out the Weinberg ethos. She seems made for this music.

And so I cherish these four volumes, personally. They bring to us a musical world of which we knew little (here in the States, anyway) until now. His piano music is as central as his symphonies. It is a fine thing to be able to hear all of the former, so well played.

An indispensable set! © 2015 Gapplegate Classical-Modern Music Review Read complete review



Lynn René Bayley
Fanfare, January 2015

WEINBERG, M.: Piano Works (Complete), Vol. 1 (Brewster Franzetti) GP603
WEINBERG, M.: Piano Works (Complete), Vol. 2 (Brewster Franzetti) GP607
WEINBERG, M.: Piano Works (Complete), Vol. 3 (Brewster Franzetti) GP610
WEINBERG, M.: Piano Works (Complete), Vol. 4 (Brewster Franzetti) GP611
WEINBERG, M.: Piano Works (Complete) (Brewster Franzetti) (4-CD Box Set) GP698-701

Brewster Franzetti…gives one full value in each and every piece. …I feel that these performances are authentic.

It was a wonderful journey, with its ups and downs, and well worth taking with Allison Brewster Franzetti as our guide. © 2015 Fanfare





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